02 January 2021 00:31
DOCTOR WHO is set for a 13th season with Jodie Whittaker continuing as the famous Time Lord. But following the festive special, there has been a massive shake-up in the cast. 2 Jodie Whittaker will continue as The Doctor in the 13th season Credit: BBC Who will be in the cast of Doctor Who season 13? After the Revolution of the Daleks special, the TARDIS team will look quite different. Bradley Walsh, who played Graham, and Tosin Cole (Ryan) have both left Doctor Who - but details over who will star in season 13 remain few and far between.
Jodie Whittaker as The Thirteenth Doctor Jodie Whittaker reprises her role as The Doctor, returning for a third season as the Time Lord. She had revealed in January 2020 that she would continue in the lead role, having become the first female to play the famous character back in 2017. Jodie has previously starred in Broadchurch, Black Mirror and in the St Trinian's films. Mandip Gill as Yasmin Khan Mandip Gill is also back for her third season as Yaz. Doubt was cast over her future after fans wondered about what lengths she would go to protect the Doctor against The Cyberman in series 12 and if she would escape the series unscathed. But she is back as part of the TARDIS team. John Bishop as Dan Liverpudlian comedian John Bishop will become one of the new faces of Doctor Who as he joins the TARDIS team as Dan. He said: "If I could tell my younger self that one day I would be asked to step on board the Tardis, I would never have believed it. "It's an absolute dream come true to be joining Doctor Who and I couldn't wish for better company than Jodie and Mandip." John is best known for his stand-up comedy shows along with starring on A League of Their Own. 2 Comedian John Bishop is among the new faces for season 13 Read more showbiz here AT LAST George Michael gets first number 1 in 24 years as Last Christmas breaks record RING OUT Lisa Armstrong ignores Ant McPartlin's engagement news as she posts about makeup Exclusive HARRY'S TV DOC HITCH Prince Harry's Apple TV+ mental health series with Oprah stalls again STYLISH BUT DEADLY What time does The Serpent start on BBC One tonight and what's it about? DUSTY'S DEMONS Cocaine binges & bipolar — Dusty Springfield's struggles revealed in biopic Exclusive DISHRAG 'N' BONE MAN Rag'n'Bone Man dating mum-of-three waitress after splitting from wife When will Doctor Who series 13 be released? Despite the festive special, it is unknown when the new season will return. With the coronavirus pandemic, production has been pushed back for the next series. And it will also be shorter than initially planned, with just eight episodes, instead of 11.